November 2016 News and Notes

A Day of Giving Back

Greetings from the Williston Coyote Foundation! Today, we are celebrating "Giving Tuesday"! According to the "Giving Tuesday" website, this day is "Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

hashtag giving tuesday, november 29th 2016

Since its inaugural year in 2012, #GivingTuesday has become a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy with events throughout the year and a growing catalog of resources." If you are so inclined, please consider making a donation to support and promote Williston Public Schools through our Foundation. Click on the link below to make a donation via credit card on our new website! As always, your donations are appreciated and tax deductible!

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We are putting the finishing touches on our annual paper newsletter, and we need your help! If you have moved recently, please make sure you update your contact information with us! If you have a grandmother, or uncle, or friend who doesn't use social media or email, please pass their contact information on to us if they would like to receive the newsletter! We are working diligently on updating our addresses, and we do not plan to send out to people who have unverified addresses. Any help you can give us is appreciated! Email with any updates or questions!

Alumni Deaths:
John Anderson, Class of 1963, died 10/23/2016, in Leonardville, KS
Rolf Olness, Class of 1962, died 10/24/16, in Sonoma, CA
Alteen Vig Mortenson, Class of 1946, died 11/9/2016, in Williston, ND
Lynn Andes, Class of 1975, died 10/23/2016, in Aurora, Colorado
Oliver Bekkedahl, Class of 1948, died 10/31/2016, in Williston, ND
James Kollman, Class of 1966, died 10/29/2016, in Williston, ND
Charlotte Huntley McEvers, Class of 1947, died 10/24/2016, in Williston, ND
Wes Bisbee, Class of 1978, died 9/18/2016, in Billings, MT

Gifts to the Foundation
Wanda and Marty Hanson, in memory of Oliver Bekkedahl
Barbara Solbeg, in memory of Rolf Olness
Linda Stordahl, in memory of Rolf Olness
Richard and Joyce Findlay
David and Linda McAdoo
Diane Hagen, in memory of John T. Anderson
Jan or Steve Sell, in memory of Wes Bisbee
Connie or Ed Sundby, in memory of Oliver Bekkedahl
Dawn Rustad, in memory of Oliver Bekkedahl
Randy Waitman, in memory of Oliver Bekkedahl
Jamie Quinlan, in memory of Rolf Olness
Michael and Lynne Edstrom, for the Rita Anseth Memorial Scholarship
Fred and Coral Whisenand, in memory of Oliver Bekkedahl
Sandra and Roger Kohlman, in memory of Rolf Olness
John and DaVee MacMaster, in memory of Jim Gion and Rolf Olness
Lois and Edward Nelson, for the Taylor Nelson Memorial Scholarship